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Who is the Best Robo-Advisor in Asia?

This is the problem statement I set out to explore by starting out on the ambitious ground up research project with Synpulse last year. But best for who? I quickly realized that there are at least three different audiences: retail investors,

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Wirecard Launches Supply Chain Payment Platform Based on Blockchain

Wirecard is expanding its B2B portfolio with services based on blockchain. The blockchain forms the basis for a highly efficient global network. For example, between producers and processors of raw materials such as coffee, crude oil or steel – markets

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DBS Introduces Jim, Southeast Asia’s First Virtual Bank Recruiter

DBS has launched Southeast Asia’s first virtual bank recruiter, Jim, to help its recruiters hire wealth planning managers more efficiently. The bank is looking to hire 40% more wealth planning managers this year to support its rapidly growing wealth management

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ZEEPIN Announces Event in Singapore to Disrupt Creative Industries

ZEEPIN, a decentralized blockchain ecosystem for creative industries, has announced a community meetup in Singapore, June 19. The theme of the meetup has been dubbed “The Design of Business, Business of Design,” and will focus on how to harness the

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PayNow Collaborates with Digital Insurer and DBS

The digital insurer FWD and DBS Bank collaborating to provide electronic payment of claims via PayNow. PayNow is an electronic fund transfer service available to customers of any of the seven participating banks: Citibank Singapore Limited, DBS Bank/POSB, HSBC, Maybank,

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Schroders GO Officially Rolls Out In Singapore

Schroders announced at its inaugural “Schroders Innovation Day” the official launch of Schroders GO, the asset management industry’s first online chatbot operating through Facebook Messenger, after successful beta testing that began in January 2018. Schroders GO offers real-time communication to the

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Daneel, The Future Of Financial Smart Assistance In The Cryptocurrency Space

Blockchain is an innovative tool capable of permanently transforming our societies as well as the relationships between individuals, organizations and states. The technology relies on a chain of “blocks” (digital containers) capable of storing all sorts of information: transactions, contracts,

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David Drake: Increasing ICO Success Through a 360-Degree ICO Advisory Approach

When digital assets entered the financial scene in 2016, many people were wary of the new innovation which, at that time, was downright unpopular. However, after studying the technology behind digital assets, I decided to invest in them and follow

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Acudeen Completes $35M Digital Token Sale

Philippine fintech startup Acudeen Technologies Inc announced a sold out of its digital coin offering the ACU Token on Sunday, June 10, raising up to $35 million. Held in Singapore, Acudeen’s token sale was a global one and is designed

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Top 10 Fintech Startups in Philippines 2018

“Nine out of 10 startups fail” is a popular buzz phrase accepted by many as plain and simple truth, while some even say success is 99 per cent failure. For the past few years, Fintechnews has featured numerous startups in

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